The Notre Dame Experience will be open to the public from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm for Saturday’s home football game versus Northwestern in the Joyce Fieldhouse (north dome). Admission is free to the interactive fan event. Our new games allow fans to emulate the Irish by participating in the 40-yard dash, vertical leap, obstacle course, QB challenge and more! Fans will have the opportunity to visit our Video Game Lounge, relive great moments in Notre Dame history with the You Make the Call booth or visit the other displays throughout the ND Experience for photo opportunities with the Heisman Trophy or collect give-aways.
Throughout the day, there will be entertainment including an autograph session with former Notre Dame football players, Notre Dame videos and programming, and a visit by the Notre Dame cheerleaders and Leprechaun. Fans can enjoy concessions and drinks provided by Centerplate and relax in a family friendly atmosphere. The festivities will wrap up at 3:00 pm with the showing of the Notre Dame Football ™ pre-game show on NBC and then the live broadcast of the game.
Events & activities for the Northwestern game include:
• Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of John Huarte winning the Heisman Trophy by taking your photo with the Heisman Trophy at The Cherry Hill Photo Booth
• Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse team will be available for autographs from 10:30 am – 11:30 am
• Autograph session presented by Sprint from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm with former Notre Dame greats
o Tony Rice & Bobby Brown – 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
o Kapron Lewis-Moore & Bennett Jackson – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
• Notre Dame Cheerleaders & Leprechaun (12:10 pm – 12:50 pm)
• Comcast will be giving away tickets to the game and pre-game sideline passes (12:30 pm – 12:35 pm)
• Bank of America #TroopThanks presentation to military member (1:35 pm – 1:40 pm)
• Various football skills challenge games, video lounge and multiple photo opportunities
• Various giveaways and displays from the following partners:
o Cherry Hill Photo Booth
o Piece of the Game